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technology. a big question here is whether business relationships can transcend and perhaps ease long-standing political tensions. the peak-hour traffic in taipei is evidence of taiwan's growth as a powerhouse of development. taiwan's affluen is reflected in the high level of motor-vehicle ownership. in the past, it became known around world as a producer of cheap labor-intensive goods, such as clothing and textiles. today it is a major player in the development and manufacture of high-tech computer and telecom pructs and among the world's most rapidly developing economies. how was this change possible? just 60 years ago taiwan's economy was based largely on agriculture. its modernization began with the development of labor-intensive light-manufacturing industries. by the 1960s the world began to recognize the "made in taiwan" label on clothing and footwear. in the 1980s, taiwan was supplying electronic products to world markets. but by the 1990s, machinery and information and communications products were taiwan's biggest exports. development of these industries was no accident. about
and u.s. technology giants have been fighting each other in the courts over technology for smartphones and other mobile devices. the people at samsung say they added iphone 5, apple's iphone 5 to a patent infringement lawsuit. samsung alleges the latest smartphone violates eight of its patents. the claim targets technologies for displays data and storing photos. lawyers for samsung say they will exclude patents on the high speed wireless communications protocol known as lte. samsung has an edge in this technology. samsung received a green light from a u.s. district court in california in another case. the company can resume sales of its tablet device the galaxy 10.1 in the u.s. market. the court decided in june to temporarily ban sales. it lifted the injunction after a separate lawsuit in august found this particular tablet did not infringe on apple patents. >>> in other news ahmadinejad blamed the enemies of iran for the fall of its currency. u.s. and european leaders imposed sanctions in july to encourage them to abandon the nuclear missions. >> translator: sanctions are used as a ps
results? orasure technology a leader in diagnostic tech products. cramer is getting instant answers on this new opportunity in biotech when he talks to the company's ceo next. >>> and rising in the east, the headlines hit, the market rallies, but which u.s. stocks are actually worth owning in china? >>> plus answering the call. telco cloud play 8 by 8 gave us a ring and cramer is all ears when the company's ceo gets in the hot seat, all coming up on "mad money." >> don't miss a second of "mad money." follow @jimcramer on twitter. have a question, tweet cramer, hash tag mad tweets. send jim an e-mail at "mad money" or give us a call at 1-800-743-cnbc. miss something? head to like the elephant on my chest... well, i had all the classic symptoms... he thought he was having a heart attack. she said, "take an aspirin, we need to go to the hospital." i'm on a bayer aspirin regimen. [ male announcer ] be sure to talk to your doctor before you begin an aspirin regimen. i'm very grateful to be alive. aspirin really made a difference. ♪ [ male announcer ] intro
? orasure technology a leader in diagnostic tech products. cramer is getting instant answers on this new opportunity in biotech when he talks to the company's ceo next. >>> and rising in the east, the headlines hit, the market rallies, but which u.s. stocks are actually worth owning in china? >>> plus answering the call. telco cloud play 8 by 8 gave us a ring and cramer is all ears when the company's ceo gets in the hot seat, all coming up on "mad money." >> don't miss a second of "mad money." follow @jimcramer on twitter. have a question, tweet cramer, hash tag mad tweets. send jim an e-mail at "mad money" or give us a call at 1-800-743-cnbc. miss something? head to >>> we are always looking for new opportunities here on "mad money." that's why i wanted to introduce you to one of the most intriguing, speculative stories around. it's called orasure technologies. it's a tiny health care outfit that's described by market capital. company makes products for collecting saliva samples and tes tests for diseases like hepatitis c, and hiv as opposed to more invasiv
a microphone? >> i'm michael nelson, i analyze technology for bloomberg government. i've probably been to two dozen cybersecurity meetings in the last two years, and every meeting i hear private public partnership. i hear information sharing from government to industry, industry to government. what i don't hear is very much a discussion about more information with the general public. one of the most useful things that's happened in the last five years, this whole area has been sharing information about security breaches with everybody. because that's what huge pressure on companies to take action to secure the resources and to make sure that credit card still go walking out the door. do we need to take a totally different approach? you mention security through obscurity which is still a model of most of the security agencies in town. is there a chance we can move to like the open source community that says too many eyes any bug is shallow. let's stop open source software the applicant look at and probe ethics. let's tell people what real threats are out there so they can start making choices
have to look at stocks from both sides now. >>> coming up, rapid results or is sure technology a leader in diagnostic tech proproducts. cramer is getting instability answers on this new opportunity in biotech when he talks to the company's ceo next. >>> and rising in the east, the headlines hit, the market rallies, but which talks are actually worth owning in china. . >>> plus answering the call. telco cloud play 8 by 8 gave us a ring and cramer is all rears when the company's ceo gets in the hot seat, all cominging up on "mad money." >> don't misa second of "mad money." follow at jim cramer at twitter. have a question, tweet cramer, hash tag mad tweets, send jim an e-mail at "mad money" at or give us a call at 1-800-743-cnbc. miss something in head to how did i get here? dumb luck? or good decisions? ones i've made. ones we've all made. about marriage. children. money. about tomorrow. here's to good decisions. who matters most to you says the most about you. massmutual is owned by our policyholders so they matter most to us. massmutual. we'll help you get t
respects, the power of technology and communications for this enabling people and local levels to act in ways they cannot at federally and as the act in the region and the state level it becomes then clear of the federal level what needs to be done, so from my standpoint, the beginnings of this process are sufficiently still new that it would be assertive third reason why we would be surprised by wife this relatively inaction of the federal level but at the state level a lot is going on. what lisalyn and dave are doing is informing this and energizing it to make it easier at the state level. >> why >> let me first give the most simple answer to your question him something everyone can do when they leave the room. go to the web site, there is one box that shows you how to tweet and twitter of the debates and ask them to ask a question about reducing poverty and addressing your early childhood child care. you can do that, all of your friends can do that. it's easy to get enough people to do it. there's also a map that puts child care on the map encouraging to get state elec
and testimony in -- this new technology in place, and we have a major position of leadership, but that's not an excuse. this is an excuse that congress has not provided one in the policy, or, two, the funding. both are many place, and now what we need is moving forward, and, again, making certain that the hardware, the software, the systems, and the equipment, and all of the above, as they -- are they -- as they are developed that they are also deployed in an expeditious fashion. another point i want to make here, too, and i will do everything i can to keep faa out of the development of the technology itself. faa should not be developing this technology or step in the way of its development. this, we've seen time and time again that the private sector does a better job. we've got to keep the private sector in the forefront with somebody making the decisions and meeting the milestones, and, again, the blueprint that's been set out by law so we will hold this hearing, additional hearing, and hold faa's feet to the fire, the safety of the flying public, the future of aviation relies on th
business challenge, dell has the technology and services to help you solve it. gerri: you thought the obamacare issue was settled? think again. why the supreme court is taking of the case again. don't go away. gerri: well, the supreme court back in session for the first five sets up of obamacare as the law of the land. the president's landmark health care law may still come back to the high court. peter barnes is in d.c. with all the latest. >> reporter: well, the court issued an order today about a case called liberty university versus a geithner, secretary of the treasury. kind of under the radar. and now this case was a direct challenge to obamacare a couple of years ago. liberty university was one of the first organizations to file suit to try to stop it. a court of appeals shot down the case because of the anti in junction act of 1867. remember that? we talked about it at nauseam. the law that was passed after the civil war this said that a taxpayer cannot sue the government over any tax. in june even though the court upheld obamacare on a regular tax law, the high court rule
's what. the consumer report for educational technology health insurancing the energy around the world develop better tool for teachers. i think the panelists got it right in terms what we're trying to do. a few points that we're thinking about first the issue about power. who controls it? the person who controls the platform will have a enormous platform. we need to be careful. we are going to be careful about conflict of interest. we're not going to allow anyone to make investments in educational technology companies. consumer reports have a great online of the interest rules. they don't take free samples, for example. we're going to have the circles in place to make sure that we're not biasing the test result and the rutlez. when you do that the swhoal system falls apart. that's something we're talking about. the second thing we brought up is about equity. it's an important issue when you're thinking about technology in the classroom, the issue around the digital dwoid. one thing we're happy with is the ability to pick up what we call energy treatment effects. that's the worry one t
to chinaether? is technology transfer and also innovation. and that means an exchange of ideas, and that's part of the vibrancy th's there. narrator: but what about shanghai's geography? what were the locational factors that gave rise to the city in the first place? 6:30 a.m., and the crew of the chiang sun no. 7 makes final preparation for its regular journey-- not out to sea, but in the opposite direction. shanghai is not just a seaport, but also the strategic gateway to inland china. it lies on the delta of the world's third longest river, the chang jiang, also known as the yangtze. it is asia's longest waterway, stretching more than 4,000 miles to china. captain gu will pilot his boat far to the west. ( speaking mandarin ) translator: my ship carries a mixed cargo of foodstuffs, medical supplies, farm produce and so on. but of course, priority is given to urgently needed supplies of one sort or another. narrator: the chang jiang is central china's lifeline and connection to the outside world. gu ( translated ): it offers a wide navigable course for ships. it flows smoothly along its course,
to monitor on-site work and the development of safety technology and it could order revisions to the decommissioning process. >> translator: we will do our utmost to ensure a safe decommissioning process, anticipating a wide range of possibilities. >> nra chair says the decommissioning job is expected to take about 30 years. >>> samsung electronics is the authority will not make judgments on whether idle reactors should be allowed to be restructured once they meet current standards. >>> coming up -- the land of hope. a japanese director tells a fictional story about the threat of nuclear power. >>> samsung electronics is upping the ante in its ongoing legal war with apple. the south korean and u.s. technology giants have been fighting each other in the courts over technology for smartphones and other mobile devices. now the people at samsung say they've added apple's iphone5 to a patent infringement lawsuit in the united states. nhk world has more. >> reporter: samsung alleges apple's latest smartphone violates eight patents. it targets technologies for installing photos. the
to education. as the world becomes more technological, 20 years from now, what is america when you didn't educate people to understand the technology we are relying upon. if you go to ghettos, i survived and escaped the ghetto, moved my whole family out. people in the ghetto have no clue of where we are going techno logically. and stem is the future. that's what we need to get 7-year-olds geared upon. we need to get them excited about stem. that's sustainability, as well. a different type of sustainability. it is educating people to walk in the world where they can contribute and participate in this global community year 2040. >> princess prosecute ameerah al-taweel the common thread is education that they couldn't have had before but there is no job at the end of the line for them. this creates resentment and frustration. so much so you have seen a lot of leaders being toppled and i'm sure there will be more to come. what is it that leader and countries need to adopt to stop this horrible cycle of a youth that feel disenfranchise and not able to feel their potential. >> economic develo
on the technology or improve lives and we partner with them and go back to do what we do well, after we make made this litt machine we realized even though water is the number one health issue on the planet, 50 percent of all chronic human disease would go away if you gave people clean water and realized all of our partners the healthcare industry don't come close, all combined don't come close to the global reach. i don't think of coca-cola as the world's largest beverage company which of course they are, i think of them as this incredible global efficient, effective distribution network that can get everywhere, every remote village, everywhere, and we -- >> rose: it has a brand identity so people know. >> will trust them. so we went to the coca-cola company and said we have a piece of technology, we want to take it out of the framework of being a science fair project and give it to the opportunity to take on the goliath problem of the 21st century, bad water, we call the project slingshot because slingshot was the little piece of technology that was given to david and as the kid i remember the
% of the time. consumer staples did win the trade today. over the last 20 years, technology has been the best performing s&p sector in the fourth quarter, up more than 7% on average. that makes sense since qe 4 is about that important holiday season. energy and utilities are the two most underperforming sectors in q4 over the past 20 years. so with the recent run-up in the market, are there still opportunities in the strong performing tech and consumer discretionary groups? one of our cnbc masters found tech trading at deep discounts in relation to historical averages. take a look at this. ebay's p/e average 50% its historical average below. intel, 47% below its historical average p/e ratio. 94% below its historical average. that's the best performer of the group followed by ad agency interpublic with a p/e ratio 62% its historical average. there could be room to run in some of these names. we'll have to wait and see until all of this plays out to come. maria, back to you. >> all right, court, thank you so much. we'll be watching that. courtney reagan. stick around. we have a lot more headed
. telecommunications fell 0.8%. technology dropped 0.7% and materials fell 0.6% of a percent. for the week all three indices lost ground. the dow fell 1.1% this week. the nasdaq shed 2%. the s&p 500 lost 1.3%. nine of the ten major stock sectors also were also up for the quarter. the quarterly winners included the energy sector up 9.5% even as oil prices have cooled in recent wks. the consumer discretionary sector was up 7.1% for the quarter. and tech stocks did nicely up 7%. one of the quarter's bright spots was apple. today, c.e.o. tim cook did something rare for apple. he apologized for problems with a product. apple's new maps service has received a lot of criticism and cook admitted the company fell short. shares were down with the broad market. apple dropped 2.1%. volume was heavier than usual. but the stock had a blistering rally this quarter up 17%. shares hit an all-time high earlier this month. one of the companies locked in battle with apple is research in motion. and thanks to better than expected quarterly results last night, shares were very active today. more than 139 million shares t
is america. when we are boeing to understand the technology that we are going to be relying upon. >> if you go to ghettos, i survived and escaped it shlg. moved my family out. people in the ghetto have no clue of where we are going. that is what we need to get them excited on. we need to get them excited about stem. educating people to caulk into the world and contribute and participate. the common thread throughout the middle east and america is a lot of young people who have had education in middle eastern countries, and there is no job at the end of the line for them and this creates huge resentment and frustration you have seen a lot of leaders being toppled. what do leaders and countries need to adopt to stop this cycle now youth who feel not able to fulfill their potential? >> economic development. when you have young people with amazing ideas. you don't have the system to actually deal with this huge issue add to that the governments that have fallen, the new structures and these issues at the same time, it is not going to be easy. and we are taking action. it is more about having la
due to a decrease in technology spending worldwide. oil falling well below 9500 in terms of slowing demand. the impact of china and drop in oil prices making the energy sector the worst performing sector today. oil settling down by $3.75. i am here filling in for liz claman because liz claman is in cleveland, of ohio. her old stomping ground as part of the open for business series and liz will talk to business leaders to find out how the city turned itself around. we want to know. give us a preview. liz: is part of our fox business series open for business. how could cleveland not be? this is the place. i just landed and got to the ritz hotel and saw jimmy page in the elevator. i am kidding but this is the home of rock-and-roll. it is where the term rock-and-roll was coined but also where the traffic light was invented and the alkaline battery and a gas mask and electric light system. so much industry began here and so much is happening here. wait till you see what we are going to do the next two days. starting tomorrow through friday cleveland opened for business. we have got every
? >> what is your location over. >> critical mission technology that helps protect our country. is it positioned to defend your portfolio or could budget cutbacks put it at risk? cramer's running reconnaissance to find out when he talks with the company's ceo just ahead. >>> and later, gold royalty? as the fed prints more money, gold bugs celebrate. tonight cramer's got a brand-new precious metal's spec play that could help you shine. is it time to strike while the iron's hot? stay tuned to find out. plus -- >>> apple's maps app fiasco is causing backlash with users. tonight cramer's navigating the mobile landscape and checking in on one tech stock now showing signs of life after being left for dead. all coming up on "mad money." >>> don't miss a second of "mad money." follow @jim cramer on twitter. have a question? we cramer #madtweets. send jim an e-mail to madmoney at or give us a call. miss something? head to i'm an expert on softball. and tea parties. i'll have more awkward conversations than i'm equipped for because i'm raising two girls on my
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tomorrow to discuss their risks technology poses to the markets to stocks and to investing. hey, you remember the flash crash of may 2010. it said the dow plunging nearly 1,000 points in a matter of minutes. more recently over the summer when trading glitch caused the company called night capitol $440 million. so, what does this mean for you and me and all the other small investors? former sec chairman tried to renounce. thank you for being with us today. i appreciated. are you expecting much from this rental? >> i am expecting there to be a spirited discussion, but in terms of results i think there will be very little that comes out of it at this particular juncture. the goal is really to educate the commissioners and staff and start focusing on some sensible ways in which some of these technology glitches can be capped ended. gerri: educate the staff. high-frequency trading has be around for awhile. it sms to me these folks should know everything about it. why don't they? >> i think there is clearly a lag tim between when government becomes aware of technological advances and when
steps to solidify our enduring presence on the creative peninsula we have our technology sharing and defense trade with india another state so important to our rebalanced and we believe to the broad security and prosperity of the 21st century. we believe that given the inherent links between india and the united states in values and political philosophy that the only limit to our cooperation with india should be our independent strategic decisions because any to states can defer. not a bureaucratic obstacles i personally am working daily to remove these obstacles. we are working well beyond purely defense trade with india towards technology sharing and co-production. engagement with our allies and partners is a step to executing our rebalanced as if they help any of us achieve our original security objectives. fifth and last the defense department is turning its formidable innovative power to the asian-pacific region. the counterinsurgency that's of course we've gotten very good doing and which we are going to keep, but as we come out of iraq and afghanistan, defense planners, an
and technological advances to make sure nuclear plants can withstand natural disasters and major accidents. once the nra sets its standards, it will conduct a case-by-case review of all of japan's nuclear reactors to determine which can be brought back online. the nra plans to come up with new criteria by july of next year. one concern experts must address is the issue of seismic fault lines below some of the plants. the nra will conduct its own inspections to assess any risks of the faults to nuclear safety. >> is the strengthening of human resource also a priority for the agency? >> the diet panel investigating the nuclear accident said that the level of knowledge was insufficient. the nra will have to intensify trade programs to bring its staff up to speed. and in the long term, as the nra chairman said himself the biggest challenge for the agency will be regaining the public's trust. >> nhk world's hajime okada. >>> japanese and chinese dip low a mats are trading fierce accusations before the u.n. general assembly, and there's no sign of them finding common ground in their dispute over a gro
to develop new products by combining technologies. nippon steel was the world's top producer in the 1970s but has since slipped to sixth place. sum sumitomo metal industries is a global 27th in terms of output. the patient company will be second only to the luxembou luxembourg-based company. arcelor mittal. tough competition is driving the merger. china's economic strength has helped their steel makers to beat their rivals. south koreans are quickly closing the technological gap with japan. the japanese steel makers are trying to regain leverage with major resource companies. they hope joining forces will make them more competitive and help clear a path into emerging markets. but the new company faces a bumpy start. before the merger, they projected joint net losses much bigger than expected, $3.6 billion for the first half of fiscal 2012. the stronger yen is to blame. slowing demand is also a concern due to the global economic downturn. that means japan's new steel giant has little margin for error or time to waste if it is to beat competition in the global market. chie tanaka, nhk world
their top position in the country's auto market. >>> technology has changed our daily lives fundamentally over the past century and more. who can now imagine life without electric light bulbs or more recently smartphones? to answer the question of what the next technological game maker might be, we went to one of japan's largest home electronics shows. nhk world's ta mow coca mata gives us the inside line. >> reporter: more than 600 companies are participating in this exhibition at a site near tokyo. major japanese electronics firms such as sony are presenting their latest products at the show which began on tuesday. visitors are interested. this is what walking may look like in the future. just a slight hand pressure of my hand. electronics manufacturer murata has a small company that specializes in devices to assist the elderly and infirm. nearly a quarter of the japanese population is now over 65 years of age. there's a growing market for products for the elderly, and manufacturers are becoming increasingly innovative. >> translator: i think the senior market will expand as the numbers
years, we've continued to put in place administrative, law enforcement, technological and collaborative tools that we think are necessary to win this battle against 21st century snake oil peddlers. since i was last with you, fda issued our pathway to global product safety quality and global engagement report, and this addresses the complex and profound ways globalization has changed the drug supply chain. our new operating model relies on building global coalition of regulatory authority, enhanced intelligence and information sharing systems, data-driven risk analysis, and a smart allocation of resources through partnerships. more specifically, we are working with the global public health community to strengthen regulatory capacity here and around the world, harmonize science-based standards, utilize risk-based monitoring and inspection, improve global surveillance, preparedness and emergency response, and to advance regulatory science. also, two years ago i told you that drug security was a top priority at fda. well, we now have the office of drug security integrity and recall that is
actually make the impact and turn our technology in to a reality that could help a billion people. >> you are in 200 countries. >> 206. as noble as the cause of providing clean drinking water is, think of what we are doing as much broader and bigger. think of the units we will place in these rural villages, towns as kiosks, small kiosks that will actually house this machine and will have even small refrigerators that can keep vaccines, essential medicines in that town, a tv screen that will be operated by solar sustainable power where people can converge and watch news and charge their phones where they didn't have a place to charge their phones and these units will be connected on broad band. it is actually i think one of the most exciting golden triangles in action of business, government, civil society working together. >> how did you come up with this idea, dean? what led you to this? >> actually i didn't start out to make potable or drinking water for the developing world. i have been working for decades now producing dialysis equipment. one of the items to make that technology, that
this season. that's later on. but first, weather watchers turn to new technology to predict the forecast following this summer's drought. bill moller has that, after the break. @p@po' the nation's drought is spurring new innovations in biotechnology. reports say scientists are working on modifying a corn crop that would have the ability to survive a drought. agricultural companies have been investing hundreds of millions of dollars into the trials, according to the chicago tribune. it doesnt stop at corn. the agricultural business wants the agenda to include soybean, cotton and wheat crops. it's not just a matter of coming up with better seeds and farming practices. weather forecasters have to do a better job at anticipating patterns associated with this drought that's gripped the world's agricultural heartlands. if patterns have changed, not only will new farming systems and seeds need to be developed, new methods in weather prediction will be also needed. one solution, called "precision agriculture," uses predictive analytics. let's talk with lloyd treinish. he's an ibm scientist & glo
, and pollution. this advances in scientific knowledge and technology. the aspirations of adams children have not yet been fulfilled. does anybody believe that continuation of the current order is capable of bringing happiness for human society? today everyone is discontent and disappointed with the current international order. dear colleagues. human beings do not deserve to be under continued suffers of the present situation. our wisdom and compassion who loves all human beings has not ordained a destiny for mankind. he has altered human as the supreme crucial to make the best and most beautiful life on earth along with justice, love, and dignity. we must therefore think of a solution. who is responsible for all these suffering and failures? some people try to justify that everything is normal and a reflection of divine will, putting the blame on nations as responsible for all prevalent vices and evils. they are of the opinion that it is the nations that sub come to discrimination and tierney. it's the nation who surrenders to dictatorship and greed. its the nations that accept the expansele
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